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Royal Oak Historical Museum curator’s resignation brings tribute

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Source: The Oakland Press

The Royal Oak Historical Society’s Museum was once housed in a large schoolroom two decades ago, but that changed after recently retired museum curator Muriel Versagi and other volunteers took action.

With years of effort, the historical society museum moved into an empty 1927 fire station at 1411 W. Webster in 2010.

Versagi, 89, stepped down as curator back in July. But historical society members celebrated her years of service Tuesday at an event at Royal Oak First, a United Methodist Church on Seventh Street.

Read more: https://www.theoaklandpress.com/2023/10/15/royal-oak-historical-museum-curators-resignation-brings-tribute/

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Curator says she faked ‘Picasso’ paintings that had hung for more than 3 years in an Australian museum

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Source: Business Insider

An art museum in Australia that was embroiled in a gender dispute involving several “Picasso” paintings has admitted that the works were fake.

The paintings had been at the center of a gender battle that broke out after a man from the Australian state of New South Wales took legal action against the gallery after being refused entry to the museum’s “Ladies Lounge” exhibition.

Kirsha Kaechele, the museum’s curator, previously told Guardian Australia that the men’s “experience of rejection is the artwork” and that she was “absolutely delighted” that the case had gone to court.

Read more: https://www.businessinsider.com/picasso-paintings-sparked-gender-battle-faked-curator-2024-7

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UJ Art Gallery and MTN SA Foundation are looking for talented art curators

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The UJ Art Gallery, in partnership with the MTN SA Foundation, is excited to invite submissions for the esteemed MTN x UJ New Contemporaries Award. Recognizing the vital role of the arts in nurturing innovation, critical reflection, and problem-solving abilities, the MTN Foundation has strategically chosen to focus on the arts within MTN South Africa’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.

This collaboration aims to bolster the arts through the adoption of digital technologies and ICT integration in education. The call is open to emerging curators, offering a chance to participate in this distinguished award, with entries accepted until the 30th of September 2024.

Read more: https://www.snl24.com/drum/news/local/uj-art-gallery-and-mtn-sa-foundation-are-looking-for-talented-art-curators-20240711

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S’pore art curator Artazzle launched inaugural art exhibition to promote Indian art on a global scale

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Source: Mothership

Appreciating art that originates from another culture may feel intimidating.

But it does not have to be this way with a little nudge and keeping an open mind.

Artazzle is a young local-based brand paving the way as a platform to introduce art to a global audience.

In this case, Indian art.

Specialising in curating and distributing Indian art, Artazzle’s inaugural exhibition, “Indian Art Marvels: Celebrating Icons on Canvas” was held at ION Orchard.

Read more: https://mothership.sg/2024/07/curator-indian-art-exhibition/

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